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Pollo Tropical

#357 of 3,443 Restaurants in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
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8975 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-1619
+1 305-662-9035
10:30 - 00:00
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Coral Springs, Florida
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2,648 reviews
1,415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 774 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Standard Pollo Tropical décor, easy entrance and parking, and very busy. They have a good staff, the standard menu, most of the customers are local and latin. I had ice tea, chicken breast, yellow rice, onions and salsa.

Thank 387indy
1 review
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Good Courtesy and good food The window guy was overwhelmed and nervous But overall okay for fast food

Thank Ana C
Sarasota, Florida
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Every time we see a Pollo Tropical we stop. This is always a treat to eat here. Every thing you get here is going to be good. I have never had anything bad from Pollo Tropical. It is a must to at least try it out.

Thank Kris M
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456 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The service is a bit off as they seemed to have forgotten the children's dinner I ordered although I had asked if they had taken down my order properly. Beyond that, the food was delicious and incredibly inexpensive. This is a must visit if you are hungry as it offers something very different from the usual fast food at outstanding... More 

Thank DavidVmax
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1,410 reviews
529 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 903 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Were initially introduced to the tasty latin cuisine served up by Pollo Tropical at this restaurant location in S Miami. We would often go back for a latin fix when we wanted that delicious, wonderfully seasoned, tender, moist flame broiled chicken with all the fixins!!!! Plantanos, fried yucca, yellow rice and black beans... Oh to dream... We have since moved... More 

Thank jaybeeFL
Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Best option for fast food. Real food to go. Everything is fresh because there is always people on the drive trough and inside. Recommended.

Thank Anri2014
Rochester, New York
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273 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

First time at Pollo Tropical. It was ok, but not really good. The chicken was not very flavorful. The yellow rice was ok, the white rice very bland. The beans had little texture. The Tres Leches Cake was actually pretty good, nice spicey flavor.

Thank Richard S
Miami, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Great tasting meal. Wonderful condiments. Plentiful for the price. Service friendly,quick and efficient.

Thank Lois P
Ridgeland, Mississippi
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This was my first time trying this restaurant. The sauce bar is interesting as they have numerous types of sauces to add to your food. The menu is pretty large: they have smoked chicken, ribs, and other Cuban style foods. Its not really authentic but the stuff I had was tasty. The pulled chicken was tender but the rice was... More 

Thank pharmacyguyX
Long Island, New York
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95 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We make a pilgrimage to Pollo Tropical every time we visit the Coral Gables/Kendall area. Everything is flame grilled before your eyes and tastes as good as it looks. The tomato salad, Caribbean Chicken Soup, black beans and rice, plantains and desserts are flavorful and will keep you coming back for more. The lines may be long at times but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Latin, Fast food, Caribbean, Cuban, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8975 S Dixie Hwy, Miami, FL 33156-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami
  • Phone Number: +1 305-662-9035

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?